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OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0199892532
ISBN-10: 0199892539
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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (April 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199892539
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199892532
  • Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.7 x 5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #417,143 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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